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Winners of Egypt, Saudi football leagues to play match in Qatar

The Lusail Stadium in Qatar, the largest stadium for the 2022 World Cup, will host the Super Lusail Cup match between the Saudi League and the Egyptian League on September 9.

On Monday, the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, which is responsible for implementing infrastructure projects to host the 2022 World Cup, announced holding a match between the Saudi champion and the Egyptian champion, under the name “Lusail Super Cup”, followed by a concert.

Al Hilal was crowned the Saudi League title last season, while the Egyptian League champion is not yet known, as its competitions are still ongoing.

Three Egyptian clubs are competing for the title namely Zamalek, Pyramids and Al-Ahly.

The stadium can accommodate more than 80,000 spectators, as it is considered the largest stadium for the World Cup 2022.

It is located 15 kilometers north of the Qatari capital, Doha.

It is scheduled to matches in all stages of the World Cup, starting with the match between Argentina and Saudi Arabia, and concluding with the final of the tournament.

Following the announcement of the match, the Secretary General of the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy Hassan al-Thawadi said: “This occasion represents the last leg of our journey towards the start of the World Cup. It coincides with the celebration of the National Day of the State of Qatar.”

“Lusail Stadium is a remarkable piece of engineering, made thanks to the efforts, dedication and commitment of all the project teams, as well as the great cooperation of our partners across the country,” Director General of the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, Yasser al-Jamal, said.

The 2022 World Cup will start on November 21 and will continue until December 18.

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